Check out these new and used Howlin’ Wolf vinyl records LPs for sale. Howlin’ Wolf was born Chester Arthur Burnett in 1910 in White Station, Mississippi. Paul Oliver once wrote that the name Howlin’ Wolf was given to him by Jimmie Rogers, and Wolf himself once claimed that his grandfather gave him the name after warning him about “howling wolves” coming to get him if he misbehaved. Charlie Patton came into the picture around 1930, and Wolf learned a lot about the blues and showmanship from him. Wolf performed in the southern US in the 1930s with various blues musicians such as Sonny boy Williamson, Robert Johnson, Johnny Shines, and Robert Lockwood Junior. He had a brief stint in the U.S. Army in the early 40s, but it didn’t work out and he was discharged in 1943. Ike Turner discovered Wolf in 1951 and had him record a variety of tunes for Sam Phillips of Sun Records. Phillips was impressed by the raw talent of Wolf’s natural performance and the power of his soulful voice. Wolf relocated to Chicago in 1952 and played with many other important as musicians such as Lee Cooper, Freddie Robinson, and Buddy Guy. He had some songs on the Billboard national charts including Moanin’ at Midnight and How Many More Years. Wolf recorded his most popular songs in the 60s including Back Door Man, Spoonful, and Little Red Rooster. He recorded his last album in 1973 which was titled About Back Door Wolf. Wolf passed away in 1976 after complications from a kidney surgery. We recommend starting your Howlin’ Wolf vinyl collection with the essential Real Folk Blues which has some recent reissues. Our inventory is constantly changing, so check back often, or browse our list of vinyl from blues musicians.